Let us be frank: attendance records were definitely not shattered at today's Athletes' Forum in Stuttgart, GER. Turn-out was low - even very low - if one considers that around 2,000 couples are currently in town for the different GOC competitions.
The last-minute change of venue did not help, and pre-event promotion could certainly have been better too! But rather than wallowing in self-pity, the commission members tackled the full agenda and discussed what will need to be done to remedy the situation.
WDSF Communications pledges to help and schedules a live webcast for later today with the chairman of the Athletes' Commission. Heidi Goetz and Zoran Plohl will talk about the different initiatives that the commission plans to launch over the coming months. Athletes around the world will be able to watch ... Right here on this channel!
Stay tuned! Broadcast time should be announced shortly.